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Can sexually transmitted diseases be transmitted by hand?

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Generally no: Perhaps if you touched a herpetic lesion and then touched vaginal area tissues you could spread it, but this and other diseases would almost never be transmitted in this fashion. I would love to know what prompted this question.
Answered on May 7, 2016
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